WordPress Developer

WordPress Developer

Requirements

  • Minimum of 3-5 years front-end web development experience and WordPress experience
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work independently
  • Have the ability to learn quickly and adapt to changing client requests
  • Ability to work well under pressure in an environment of rapidly changing deadlines and priorities
  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously in various phases- concept, design, production edits, and finalize
  • Able to take projects from start to finish with minimum supervision
  • Aid Project Manager in outlining requirements, project planning, and estimates.

Technical Skills

  • Experience with HTML5 and adhering to best practices
  • Experience with CSS3 and CSS Preprocessors – SASS
  • Experience with task runners, such as Gulp or Grunt
  • Experience with JavaScript/ES6
  • Experience with responsive web design and engineering cross-browser, cross-device compliant code
  • Experience with developing high-quality, semantic, testable, maintainable, and well-documented code
  • Experience with QA and website debugging

WordPress

  • Must have knowledge of existing and commonly used WordPress themes and how to modify and repurpose them
  • Experience with WP Engine, backing up websites, transferring files and importing/exporting databases
  • PHP knowledge to modify existing WordPress template files
  • Can speak to, recommend and offer WordPress solutions for specific functionality requirements
  • Experience with Visual Composer and creating custom modules to be reused in WordPress
  • Experience with WordPress security best practices
  • Knowledge of commonly used WordPress plugins
  • Experience setting up and managing plugins

Personal Skills

  • Excellent communication skills at all levels, from team members to senior management
  • Must have the ability to work within a fast paced environment and juggle multiple projects/responsibilities
  • Must be able to help communicate ideas and best practices to clients
  • A commitment to quality, and a desire to improve
  • Must be proactive and self-sufficient

Beneficial Skills

  • Knowledge of hosting, site migration & DNS
  • SEO familiarity is helpful but not required.
  • Familiar with Adobe suite and working with design files

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